to the Texas Collaborative’s Professional Development Resources
for Online Teaching. This programmatic area of the Texas Collaborative
is led by the regional Center for Technology Online at Tyler Junior College.
Online teaching resources found here encompass a variety of web-based
content for further study.
supports a variety of research activities and demonstration projects that
examine and illustrate the effective use of educational technology for
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Comparing online educational delivery applications
houses articles on myriad topics related to technology use and management
in higher education.
"Student Distress in Web-Based Distance Education"
http://www.educause.edu/ir/library/pdf/eqm01312.pdf a two-page
summary of a study conducted at Indiana University.
"On Implementing Web-based Electronic Portfolios"
how a "webfolio" program can help instructors improve the quality of teaching
and learning. The article includes a checklist of critical factors
for successful implementation and a bibliography for further reading.
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Honolulu Community College's Faculty Development site offers resources
for online instruction such as "17 Elements of Good Online Courses." It
also provides links to general online help and information, community
college distance education consortium, and links to discipline related
Instructional Technology Council's Distance Education Links and Resources
Journal of Asynchronous Learning Networks
http://www.aln.org/alnweb/journal/jaln.htm and the Asynchronous
Learning Networks Magazine
http://www.aln.org/alnweb/magazine/alnMaga.htm publish research and
articles on a variety of topics related to online teaching and learning.
"Just Becasuse It's Online Doesn't Mean It's Learner-Centered!" An article
from Eisenhower National Clearinghouse enc Focus: A Magazine for Classroom
Innovators by Ann-Claire Anderson, senior associate at CORD, a national
nonprofit organization focusing on educational reform -
Online video tutorial on using Camtasia
"Speaking in Voices: Effective Techniques for Keeping Web Discussions
Running Smoothly" by Sarah Haavind, Concord Consortium, discusses helpful
techniques for effective facilitation of online, discussion-based courses.
www.concord.org/library/1999winter/speakingvoices.html as does her
article, "Why Don't Face-to-Face Teaching
Strategies Work in the Virtual Classroom?"
Teaching Excellence in Distance Education
http://www.accd.edu/spc/iic/tedl/links_frame.htm includes links related
to effective technology use, course development and implementation
The Technology Source,
http://ts.mivu.org/default.asp , is a peer reviewed, bimonthly periodical
published by the Michigan Virtual University. The Technology Source's
goal is to provide thoughtful, illuminating articles that will assist
educators as they face the challenges of integrating information technology
tools into teaching.
University of Wisconsin's Distance Education Clearinghouse
http://www.uwex.edu/disted/highered.html includes definitions, policy,
research, strategies, online universities, etc.
"Web-Based Training and Constructivism in Brief: Fast Facts for
Policy and Practice (No. 2)" by Michael Wonacott, explores whether online
instruction can successfully use constructivist strategies such as self-directed
inquiry, collaborative learning, and active learning.
World Lecture Hall is a site maintained by the University of Texas at
Austin that publishes links to pages created by faculty worldwide who
are using the Web to deliver course materials in any language: